Where can I find account information about my shares of HealthSouth stock?
If you hold HealthSouth stock through a brokerage account, contact your stock broker for account information. Otherwise, to access your account information, change your address, or sell or transfer shares, please contact HealthSouth's stock transfer agent, Computershare, at (877) 456-7913. Current and former employees should contact HealthSouth's employee benefits department at (800) 500-3401.
Where can I find HealthSouth financial information?
We have never paid cash dividends on our common stock, and we do not anticipate paying cash dividends on our common stock in the foreseeable future. HealthSouth pays regular quarterly dividend per share on its 6.5% Series A Convertible Perpetual Preferred Stock. Listed on the pink sheets, the ticker is HSRPP. Contact your stockbroker to purchase the preferred shares.
What was the date of HealthSouth's last stock split?
HealthSouth stockholders approved a one-for-five reverse stock split effective on October 26, 2006, to coincide with HealthSouth's relisting on the New York Stock Exchange.
Where can I find more information on HealthSouth' securities litigation?
We discuss the securities litigation in our annual report on Form 10-K and our quarterly reports on Forms 10-Q. In January 2004, a consolidated class action complaint was filed on behalf of the common stock and bond holders of HealthSouth. The complaint named HealthSouth as a defendant, as well as more than 30 of our former employees, officers and directors, the underwriters of our debt securities, and our former auditor Ernst & Young LLP.
HealthSouth reached a settlement in 2006. In January 2007, the United States District Court entered an order approving our settlement with the claimants. The aggregate consideration consisted of HealthSouth stocks and warrants valued at $215 million and cash payments by insurance carriers of $230 million. On September 30, 2009, we issued the stock and warrants required under the settlement to the court approved administrator of the settlement . Pursuant to the settlement, the final distribution of the cash and securities to qualified claimants is being handled by the administrator. For further detail, please see the "Settlements" section of our Form 10-K and 10-Qs filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
We are no longer an active participant in this litigation and were not involved in the recent settlement with E&Y. It is our understanding that information is being provided to the claimants through the sources listed below:
Has HealthSouth always traded on the NYSE under the ticker symbol HLS?
On January 23, 1984, Amcare (HealthSouth's previous name) was incorporated in Birmingham, Alabama. The name changed to HealthSouth in 1985. On September 24, 1986, HealthSouth's began trading as a public company on the NASDAQ as HSRC. HealthSouth began trading on the NYSE on August 11, 1989, under the ticker HRC. The company moved to the pink sheets as HLSH in March of 2006 and relisted on the NYSE on October 26, 2006, as HLS.
I'm a current or former HealthSouth employee. How can I obtain more information on shares purchased through the former employee stock option purchase plan (ESOP), the former employee purchase plan (ESPP) or the current employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)?
Please contact our employee benefits department at (800) 500-3401 and choose option 6 to speak to a HealthSouth representative.
Where can I find a listing of HealthSouth's Board of Directors and executive management team?
A listing of HealthSouth's Board of Directors and executive management team can be found on investor.heatlhsouth.com under "Corporate Governance."
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